Power distribution scheme worth Rs 3.03 trillion to be soon considered by cabinet

Power distribution reforms scheme worth Rs 3.30 trillion, which was announced in the budget this year, is likely to be considered by the Union Cabinet on June 30, 2021.

The five-year scheme will look into financial assistance to discoms and it will target infrastructure development and system up-gradation. The total allocation to this revamped reforms-based, result-linked scheme is Rs 3,030.58 billion of which the central government’s share is Rs 976.31 billion.